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Maidenhead United FC News

Striker Ben Wright became Maidenhead United's ninth signing of the summer last night, linking up with manager Alan Devonshire for the third time in his career.

Devonshire has already overhauled the Magpies defence with the arrivals of Alan Massey, Ryan Peters, Dean Inman, Josh Huggins, Rene Steer and goalkeeper Carl Pentney, and this week he bolstered his forward options with the


13:00 Thu 25 Jun 2015
devonshire Alan Devonshire hopes the Magpies will hit the ground running in August, but he's said it's not how you start but where you finish that's important. Devonshire, who joined the Magpies after leaving Braintree Town
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15:44 Wed 17 Jun 2015
Carl Pentney Maidenhead United boss Alan Devonshire has made goalkeeper Carl Pentney his eighth summer signing. The 6ft-tall keeper has joined from Devonshire's former club Braintree Town after terms were agreed this week. Pentney started his career
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09:00 Thu 11 Jun 2015
Danny Green The majority of Maidenhead United's summer business is expected to be completed in the coming days. Alan Devonshire expects two more midfield players to sign for the Magpies, following the arrival of forward Jake Reid,
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17:00 Mon 22 Jun 2015
d Maidenhead United Ladies are holding open trials for their newly promoted FA Women's Premier League side tomorrow evening (Tuesday). It was a season of success for the ladies team who completed a league and cup
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18:12 Thu 11 Jun 2015
g Alan Devonshire has made three new signings as he continues to rebuild the Maidenhead United squad ahead of the National League South season. James Mulley, Josh Huggins and Rene Steer have swooped in to join
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10:42 Tue 09 Jun 2015
Jake Reid has joined the Magpies from Dover Athletic Maidenhead United have announced the signing of former Dover Athletic striker Jake Reid. Reid, 27, was at the Vanarama Conference club last season and has also played for Weymouth, Bath City, Newport County, Telford United,
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10:48 Wed 17 Jun 2015
Reading v Arsenal Reading FC will kick off their Championship campaign at Birmingham City on Saturday, August 8, kick-off 3pm. Steve Clarke's Royals begin with an interesting run of fixtures with Leeds United visiting the Madejski Stadium on
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15:00 Sat 02 May 2015
Mick Woodham Mick Woodham has admitted he's not 100 per cent certain which league Windsor will be starting in next season. The Royalists' boss said his preference is for the club to remain in the Combined Counties
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10:00 Sat 20 Jun 2015
Rebels' joint boss Neil Baker Neil Baker says a question mark remains over the head of Slough Town as they prepare for their second season in the Southern League Premier Division. The Rebels' joint boss expects the side to be
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11:49 Wed 01 Jul 2015
wycombe wand A familiar face has been welcomed back to Wycombe Wanderers with Danny Rowe signing from Rotherham United on a three-year deal. It's the fifth time manager Gareth Ainsworth has signed the 19-year-old, having originally brought
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Maidenhead United FC News

Maidenhead United FC York RoadMaidenhead United FC play their football in the Blue Square South League and have done since winning promotion to the division in 2007/08.

Nicknamed The Magpies, their home is York Road, a ground that has historical significance as it is recognised as the oldest continuously used football ground in the world.

Boss Johnson Hippolyte has been in charge of the club since 2006 when he took over following the departure of Carl Taylor.

Hippolyte, or Drax as he is well known, is a manager who looks to give youth a chance and he has built a squad based on exciting young talent.

Maidenhead United have struggled in recent seasons, however, and finished the 2011/12 season in the relegation zone but they survived the drop due to a reprieve.

Despite their struggles in the league in that season, they did enjoy a superb run in the FA Cup where they reached the first round proper.

A crowd of just under 3,000 saw them draw 1-1 with League 2 side Aldershot at York Road, they went on to lose 2-0 in the replay.

Return to our Maidenhead United FC page for all the latest football scores, transfer news, pre-match coverage and post-match reaction.


Club: Maidenhead United FC

Nickname: The Magpies

Formed: 1870

Ground: York Road

League: Blue Square South

Chairman: Peter Griffin

Manager: Johnson Hippolyte

Twitter: @MUFCYorkRoad

Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/maidenheadunited